A summer storm is tapering off to moderate rain as 184 leads Amtrak 98. Been trying for 2 years to get a good shot of this motor, finally did it. Big thanks to fans down south for h/u.
Amtrak 98 accelerates into Satsuma after a brief speed restriction due to signal issues. The piles of ties are from a track improvement project earlier this year.
Amtrak 98 lead by famous 145 slowly moves up the siding meeting N172. This area has been better days but rebirth is in the works. One of Sunrail stations will be located here.
Amtrak 145 leads 98 over the Rice Creek Bridge in Palatka, heading northbound for Jacksonville and points north. 145 had thwarted my attempts to photograph it for just over a year and I make up fo... (more)
Amtrak 98 slides onto the isolated Buffalo Bluff bridge over the St. Johns River as an alligator looks on. Getting here was a 2.5 mile one way kayak trip (round trip about 5 miles) which took an h... (more)
The first of three Amtrak trains blasts into Pierson Florida at ever bit of 79 mph bound for New York.
Here it is again, Amtrak 156 apparently likes Florida's warm climate as it makes yet another appearance on a Florida Amtrak Train. Today 156 is seen on Amtrak 98 heading back north with a reverse... (more)
Amtrak PO98 the Silver Meteor blasts northward through Seville. Unusually the train appears to be "reversed" with the Amfleet cars right behind the motors and the baggage car last. Very unusual.
The Silver Meteor flashes past doing every bit of 79 mph.
The Silver Meteor slides across Rice Creek in Palatka after meeting Q177. You can see Florida gets a bit of color during the fall.
PO 98 with two motors arrives about 3 hours late northbound.